5351: φθείρω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G5351 φθείρω

Transliteration: phtheírō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I corrupt, spoil, destroy, ruin.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5351 φθείρω

Transliteration: phtheírō

Derivation: probably strengthened from φθίω (phthíō) (to pine or waste);

Definition: properly, to shrivel or wither, i.e. to spoil (by any process) or (generally) to ruin (especially figuratively, by moral influences, to deprave)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

φθείρω

G5351 

Occurrences in the NT: 9

φθείρω
[in LXX chiefly for שׁחת hi., pi., also for חבל, etc. ;]
to destroy, corrupt, spoil (on the varied usage and distinctive meaning of the word, v. Mayor on II Pe, App., 175 ff.): c. acc., I Co 3:17 15:23, II Co 7:2; seq. ἀπό, II Co 11:3; ἐν, II Pe 2:12, Ju 10, Re 19:2; κατά, Eph 4:22 (cf. δια-, κατα-φθείρω).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition